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Author: Robert Raminfard

Why the Mets should NOT be Blamed for Syndergaard’s departure

Reading Time: 2 minutesRHP Noah Syndergaard will be taking his talents to Los Angeles. Multiple pitchers are already off the board in free agency, while getting pretty large contracts. Syndergaard was offered the qualifying offer which is worth $18.4 million. Instead of accepting this deal, he will be getting $21 million over the next year. Now this means the Mets will have one more hole to fill, but this one is not their fault. Everyone knows that when a player has Tommy John surgery there is a chance that the player does not ever get back to where they...

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Making The Case For Why The Giants Will Win The Division

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe New York Giants are coming off of a very eventful off-season with some brand new names joining the offense and a couple of guys getting massive extensions, it is clear that this organization is moving towards a win-now mode. This season is going to be a big one for the franchise’s most important players, Saquon Barkley and Daniel Jones, as they are both likely seeking new extensions with the team. The Giants finished second in the division last year and there is a chance that this season this team will be division champions once again. ...

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Did the Mets do Enough at the Trade Deadline?

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe trade deadline is one of the most important times in MLB of the year. Since there is no hard cap on how much a team can spend, teams can choose to be big buyers and try to bolster their rosters at the trade deadline. The New York Mets made a couple of moves, but they were expected to do much more. Did they do enough?  For the first time in a couple of years, the Mets had the best record in the NL East at the end of July. It seemed as though this team...

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Who Will the Islanders Protect From the Seattle Kraken?

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe Seattle Kraken expansion draft: where a brand new team gets the opportunity to select a player from 31 different teams, is rapidly approaching. This is the second time in 4 years where teams have to expose multiple players, including veterans, and every franchise is probably going to have a different strategy going into this. Lou Lamoriello, who is one of the top General Managers in the league, has to make some tough decisions for his team. Who should the Islanders protect from the expansion draft? New York is in an amazing situation goalie-wise. After Ilya...

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Who’s to Blame for the Islanders’ Game 7 Loss?

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe New York Islanders for the second consecutive season have been eliminated in the Semi-final to the Tampa Bay Lightning. After losing in 2OT of Game 6 last season, New York lasted 7 games with the defending champions and after losses in crucial games such as this one, there is usually someone to point a figure for the reason for the loss. So in game 7, who is to blame?    It looked as if the Lightning were going to win this series in six games after a dominating game 5 performance in Amalie Arena. But...

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